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Spaghetti Pasta Primavera

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This simple, colorful dinner packs veggies right into the main course! Toss whole grain pasta together with sauteed veggies and freshly-grated Parmesan cheese for a quick and kid-friendly weeknight meal.

Spaghetti Pasta Primavera

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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Spaghetti Pasta Primavera
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 336kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 medium zucchini
  • 2 medium carrot
  • 1 medium bell pepper, red
  • 8 ounces whole wheat spaghetti
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 2 tablespoon butter, unsalted
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, grated
  • salt and pepper to taste

Serve With

  • 2 medium apple

Instructions

  • Dice vegetables and mince garlic; set aside.
  • Cook pasta according to package directions.
  • While the pasta cooks, drizzle the olive oil in a deep-sided sauté pan over medium heat.
  • Sauté the garlic for 1 minute. Add the vegetables and cook for an additional 5-7 minutes until tender but not overcooked.
  • Drain the pasta and add to the saute pan with the vegetables.
  • Stir in the butter, Parmesan cheese, and salt. Toss to combine.
  • Serve with apples on the side.
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Nutrition

Calories: 336kcal | Carbohydrates: 43g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 23mg | Sodium: 477mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 16g

Natalie Monson

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